The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Tunbridge Wells, Kent Census
That part of Tunbridge Wells within the Parish of Tonbridge that includes Grove Hill Road, Mount Pleasant, Calverley Parade, Calverley Road, Calverley Park Gardens, Crescent Road and Harvey Town
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

5724 Calverley ParkRichard J. Knowles, M, Head, married, age 63, born Wrotham, Kent; occupation: justice of the peace
    Maria S. Knowles, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mevagissey, Cornwall
    Augusta M. Attwood, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Debtling, Kent; occupation: cook
    Isabel Cheesman, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Thurnham, Kent; occupation: housemaid

57Calverley Park LodgeGeorge Saunders, M, Head, married, age 66, born Frantfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Hannah Saunders, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Withyham, Sussex
    Rosina Saunders, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Ashurst, Kent
    Blanch Mundy, F, Visitor, age 7, born Isle of Wight, Hampshire; occupation: scholar

57The Chestnuts, Grove Hill RoadWilliam H. Allender, M, Head, married, age 43, born London; occupation: member of Stock Exchange
    Mary F. Allender, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Lvrpool, Lancashire
    Arthur H. Allender, M, Son, single, age 10, born Kensington, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Hubert C. Allender, M, Son, single, age 7, born Kensington, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Ernest N. Allender, M, Son, single, age 6, born Kensington, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Jane Hammond, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: servant
    Mary M. Hammond, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: servant
    Alice F. Blackall, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Sevenoaks, Kent, occupation: servant

5731 Grove Hill RoadJames Wrate, M, Head, married, age 45, born Isle of Wight, Hampshire; occupation Engine Driver
    Rosanna Wrate, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Gravesend; occupation Caretaker
    Elizabeth Wrate, F, Daughter, age 14, born Whitstable
    Harriett Wrate, F, Daughter, age 6, born Gravesend; occupation Scholar
    Emily Kennett, F, Visitor, married, age 27, born Elham
    Minnie Kennett, F, Visitor's Daughter, age 4, born Elmira, America; occupation: scholar

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